Fondation de l’Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec (the
“Foundation”) is subject to the Act respecting the protection of personal information in the private sector. The Foundation is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information in accordance with applicable privacy principles.
The Foundation only collects and uses personal information with the consent of the person concerned
or in accordance with the law.
By accessing, visiting, or using the Foundation’s website at
https://fondation-iucpq.org/ or any related mobile application or transactional module (the “Website”), or by providing us with personal information, you agree to the terms and conditions of this Policy.
Personal Information – Definition
By Personal Information, we mean any information concerning you which, used alone or in combination with other information, could be used to identify you.
The Foundation is responsible for the personal information it collects, including personal information disclosed to third parties for administrative, processing, or retention purposes.
The collection, use, and disclosure of personal information by the Foundation is limited to what is necessary for the purposes for which it is collected.
The Foundation collects personal information for a variety of reasons, including:
The collection of personal information by the Foundation is limited to what is necessary for the purposes indicated or clearly implied at the time of collection.
The Foundation may collect and use information about you from a third party where permitted by law, or with your consent in all other cases.
For example, the Foundation, may, for fundraising purposes or for participation in events or fundraising activities, request and collect the following information when creating a user account or processing a service:
At no time will this information be used, disclosed to third parties, or otherwise disseminated without your consent, except in cases authorized or required by law.
The Foundation retains personal information for as long as it reasonably needs it for the purposes for which it was collected or as required by law. The Foundation applies, and ensures that its suppliers apply, appropriate physical, technological, and administrative security measures to maintain the confidentiality of personal information and to protect it against theft, loss, disclosure, or unauthorized access.
Access to the information is limited to employees, administrators, volunteers, and ad hoc advisors of the Foundation, and to subcontractors specially assigned for this purpose, and only in the course of their work. Under no circumstances will we sell, share, or rent this information to third parties.
The Foundation does not disclose personal information for purposes other than those for which it was collected, except with the consent of the person concerned or as required or permitted by law.
All employees, directors, volunteers, and ad hoc advisors working on the committees of the Foundation’s board of directors undertake to respect the personal information collected by the Foundation. In addition, these persons undertake to preserve the confidentiality of the information specific to the activities of the Foundation and not to divulge it or use it for personal purposes or for the benefit of others. This undertaking is effective as soon as an employee, administrator, volunteer, or ad hoc advisor assumes their duties and continues indefinitely.
The Foundation may share personal information with trusted partners or suppliers who act as subcontractors to authorize online credit card transactions made via a payment provider at https://www.jedonneenligne.org/fondation-iucpq/ (donations, registrations, or purchase of products) or for any purpose indicated in this Policy or any other purpose indicated by the Foundation at the time the information is collected.
The Foundation undertakes to require confidentiality undertakings from these third parties that are at least as stringent as those provided for in this Policy, including controls and measures to protect the confidentiality, security, and integrity of the information they hold on behalf of the Foundation, and to prevent the theft, loss, or disclosure of, or unauthorized access to personal information.
Notwithstanding the foregoing, no method of electronic transmission or storage of personal information is entirely secure, and the Foundation cannot guarantee that the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of personal information will not be compromised.
Subject to the relevant laws and upon receipt of a written request, and after verification of your identity, the Foundation will inform you if it holds personal information about you and will share this information with you.
The Foundation may deny you access to your information in accordance with the law,
in which case it will provide the reason for the refusal.
The Foundation makes reasonable efforts to ensure that the personal information it
collects is as accurate and complete as is necessary for the purposes for which it is to be used.
You may request a correction or update. This can be done by modifying your user account profile.
If the Foundation holds personal information about you and you believe this Policy has been breached, you may complain in writing. The Foundation will handle any complaints of this nature.
If you are not satisfied with the Foundation’s response to a complaint or the Foundation’s Policy and practices regarding the handling of personal information, you may file a complaint with Commission d’accès à l’information du Québec at www.cai.gouv.qc.ca
Cookies are small files sent to your browser from a web server and stored on your computer. Cookies are used on the Foundation’s Website. They are anonymous and are in no way used to collect personal information, but solely for connection purposes and for providing and improving services. Cookies identify your browser across visits (sessions) and across pages within a session in order to facilitate your access to and navigation on the Website.
You can configure your browser to block cookies at any time. However, this may deprive you of certain Website features and functionalities.
The Foundation also uses Google Analytics, a web audience measurement tool that collects information about your activity on the Foundation’s Website, including:
This information is used to produce Website navigation statistics and reports that allow us to tailor our services to users.
You can configure your browser to block cookies and prevent your browsing information from being recorded by installing a browser plug-in that deactivates Google Analytics.
For your convenience, the Website provides links to third-party sites or sections of
The Foundation does not prevent and is not responsible for access by these third parties to the web browsing history you develop through your personal activity and online interactions.
In addition to accessing information content on the Website, you have the option of receiving electronic messages with information and news from the Foundation. The personal information you enter on the email registration form for this purpose is used to provide you with the most relevant and personalized information possible. This information is not used for any other purposes. If you prefer not to receive such communications, you will have the option of opting out.
If you have any questions, comments, or complaints about this Policy or our privacy practices, or to exercise your privacy rights, please contact us at:
Fondation de l’Institut universitaire de cardiologie et de pneumologie de Québec
2700 chemin Quatre-Bourgeois, Y-2315, Quebec City, QC G1V 0B8 Telephone: 418-656-4999